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RECRUITING: Carson Schleker set to take official visit to Ames this weekend

Iowa State wide receiver commit Carson Schleker will be Iowa State’s only official visitor this weekend for the No. 25 Cyclones’ homecoming matchup with No. 4 TCU, a source confirmed to Cyclone Fanatic.

This will be the 5-foot-9, 180-pound three-star’s first trip to Ames since an unofficial visit in May. The No. 979 prospect in the country, per 247Composite, and No. 150 wide receiver chose the Cyclones over offers from Utah, Wisconsin, Washington State, West Virginia, Louisville, Arizona and a host of others.

Schleker has been electric for 7-0 Allen High School so far this season catching 15 passes for 454 yards and seven touchdowns. He is averaging 30.3 yards per catch for the Eagles, who are ranked as the No. 3 team in Texas’ Class 6A by texasfootball.com.

Stay tuned to Cyclone Fanatic for any updates to this weekend’s visitors list.

Jared Stansbury

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Jared a native of Clarinda, Iowa, started as the Cyclone Fanatic intern in August 2013, primarily working as a videographer until starting on the women’s basketball beat prior to the 2014-15 season. Upon earning his Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Iowa State in May 2016, Jared was hired as the site’s full-time staff writer, taking over as the primary day-to-day reporter on football and men’s basketball. He was elevated to the position of managing editor in January 2020. He is a regular contributor on 1460 KXNO in Des Moines and makes regular guest appearances on radio stations across the Midwest. Jared resides in Ankeny with his four-year-old puggle, Lolo.